Sunday Afternoons Live


Our popular Sunday Afternoons Live series returns in the acoustic splendor of the First Church Auditorium. Each Sunday at 4:00 p.m., a wonderful performance by outstanding local and national artists will surely delight all in attendance. Refreshments and light sweets are included in your $20 admission. As always, school-age children are free!

February 19 – Edita Orlinyte, violin Rimantas Vingras, piano

Edita’s program includes the Violin Concerto in A minor by J. S. Bach, Poeme, the most famous work of the French romantic composer Ernest Chausson. Preludes for piano solo by the visionary Lithuanian artist and composer M.K. Ciurlionis, known as a representative of symbolism and modernism, as well as the virtuosic “Formosa Suite” by contemporary composer Albert Markov, where a variety of styles and techniques meet. Edita and Rimantas come together once again to bring us an inspiring performance filled with emotion.

February 26 – Peter & Will Anderson, jazz saxophonists

Peter and Will Anderson are one of the most extraordinary set of brothers performing music today, and are known for their unique renditions of classic jazz songs. Their ensemble has performed in over 35 U.S. States, toured Japan, and featured four times in NYC’s famed “Highlights in Jazz” series. “Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone,”(New York Times)

March 5 – Wholly Brass

The Wholly Brass has been entertaining and dazzling audiences since 1996. With performances at New York’s Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, and many more prestigious venues, Wholly Brass brings music in an educational and entertaining fashion everywhere it goes. The group was founded and nurtured while the players were still students at The Juilliard School. The repertoire of the group includes Classical Masterpieces, Jazz, Broadway, World and Hollywood music. To date, Wholly Brass has performed in over 30 states in United States in concerts and special events.

March 12 – First Church Musicians LIVE!
All of your favorite First Church musicians wrapped up in one concert! These outstanding musicians have graciously donated their services to make this a special afternoon of vocal music to benefit the Music Ministry at First Church. Performers include Linnea Conley, Hanna Golodinskii, Carolyn Paulus, Drew Seigla, Gianna Barone, Vasil Golodinskii, Craig Symons, Vance Briceland, Carol Woodman, Tom Woodman.